Thefts of motor vehicles have risen in New York City under emergency measures to fight the new coronavirus, according to new New York Police Department data, even as many other crimes have decreased.

The NYPD has seen a 57% increase in thefts of cars, motorcycles, mopeds between March 16 and April 14, police officials said. The department recorded 458 such thefts during that period, compared with 291 for the same time last year, the officials said.

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